Trophy hunters near Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park killed one of Cecil the lion’s sons. Xanda, a 6-year-old male, met the same fate as his father whose death caused a global movement in 2015.
During this holiday season, treat your loved ones to gifts that also give back to Africa’s wildlife—or put these items on your own wishlist.
A video has surfaced showing a genet hitchhiking on a critically endangered black rhino. Although typically solitary creatures, this genet, nicknamed Genet Jackson—after the popular singer—appears to enjoy traveling on the backs of larger wildlife.
Some of you may remember Thandi, the courageous rhino who survived a poaching attack back in 2012. That poacher’s machete claimed her horn but not her life.